1. [Adjective]: closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"

2. [Noun]: a small and economical car

3. [Noun]: a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman''s purse

4. [Noun]: a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

5. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"

6. closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"

7. heavy and compact in form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thick middle-aged man"; "a thickset young man"

8. [Verb]: squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

9. [Verb]: compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"

10. [Verb]: make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"

11. [Verb]: have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"

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